Giuseppe Maina

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Valproate or olanzapine add-on to lithium: an 8-week, randomized, open-label study in Italian patients with a manic relapse
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 99:247-51. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of anxiety disorder comorbidity on quality of life in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: differences between bipolar I and II subtypes
    Umberto Albert
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood nad Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy, Torino, Italy
    J Affect Disord 105:297-303. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Early-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorders in adulthood
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11 10126 Torino, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 158:217-25. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic augmentation for treatment resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: what if antipsychotic is discontinued?
    Giuseppe Maina
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:23-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Bipolar obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorders
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 9:722-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint No effect of adding brief dynamic therapy to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder with concurrent major depression
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 79:295-302. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: differences between bipolar I and II subtypes
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:207-12. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of overweight in drug-naïve patients with bipolar disorder
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 110:149-55. 2008
  9. doi request reprint 8-week, single-blind, randomized trial comparing risperidone versus olanzapine augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:364-72. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine or lamotrigine addition to lithium in remitted bipolar disorder patients with anxiety disorder comorbidity: a randomized, single-blind, pilot study
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:609-16. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Valproate or olanzapine add-on to lithium: an 8-week, randomized, open-label study in Italian patients with a manic relapse
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 99:247-51. 2007
    ..In our study we compared the efficacy and safety of valproate and olanzapine added to lithium in the treatment of patients experiencing breakthrough manic episodes while on lithium monotherapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of anxiety disorder comorbidity on quality of life in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: differences between bipolar I and II subtypes
    Umberto Albert
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood nad Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy, Torino, Italy
    J Affect Disord 105:297-303. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Early-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorders in adulthood
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11 10126 Torino, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 158:217-25. 2008
    ..Our finding suggests that OCD in childhood increases the risk for developing OCPD in adulthood, or that early-onset OCD and OCPD share a common pathogenesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic augmentation for treatment resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: what if antipsychotic is discontinued?
    Giuseppe Maina
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:23-8. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Bipolar obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorders
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 9:722-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the comorbidity of personality disorders in a group of patients with OCD and comorbid bipolar disorder (BD)...
  6. doi request reprint No effect of adding brief dynamic therapy to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder with concurrent major depression
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 79:295-302. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to explore the efficacy of BDT combined with pharmacotherapy in comparison with pharmacotherapy alone in the treatment of OCD with concurrent MDD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: differences between bipolar I and II subtypes
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:207-12. 2007
    ..We included as comparison samples a group of subjects with recurrent major depression (RMD) and a group of non-psychiatrically ill individuals...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of overweight in drug-naïve patients with bipolar disorder
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 110:149-55. 2008
    ..This investigation explores the association between body weight and bipolar illness in drug-naïve patients...
  9. doi request reprint 8-week, single-blind, randomized trial comparing risperidone versus olanzapine augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:364-72. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine or lamotrigine addition to lithium in remitted bipolar disorder patients with anxiety disorder comorbidity: a randomized, single-blind, pilot study
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:609-16. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial comparing brief dynamic and supportive therapy with waiting list condition in minor depressive disorders
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco, 11, IT 10126 Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 74:43-50. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether BDT is more effective than brief supportive psychotherapy (BSP) and waiting list condition in the treatment of minor depressive disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Weight gain during long-term treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a prospective comparison between serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1365-71. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess changes in weight in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients treated for 2.5 years with clomipramine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of maternal psychological distress on fetal weight, prematurity and intrauterine growth retardation
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 111:214-20. 2008
    ..This study investigated the association between maternal distress and intrauterine growth abnormality, low birth weight and preterm birth...
  14. doi request reprint Brief dynamic therapy combined with pharmacotherapy in the treatment of major depressive disorder: long-term results
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 114:200-7. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Anti-brain antibodies in adult patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 116:192-200. 2009
    ..In the present study, we tested whether adults with OCD have anti-brain antibodies or other antibodies that serve as markers of autoimmunity...
  16. doi request reprint Cyclothymic temperament and major depressive disorder: a study on Italian patients
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, IT 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 121:199-203. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint [Bipolar disorders and metabolic syndrome: a clinical study in 185 patients]
    Giuseppe Maina
    Servizio per i Disturbi Depressivi e d Ansia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino
    Riv Psichiatr 45:34-40. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Italian patients with bipolar disorder (BD) and to determine the sociodemographic and clinical correlates of MetS in this patient population...
  18. doi request reprint Serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in drug-naïve obsessive-compulsive patients: a case-control study
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, 10126 Torino, Italy
    J Affect Disord 122:174-8. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Combined brief dynamic therapy and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of major depressive disorder: a pilot study
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 76:298-305. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of BDT added to medication with that of brief supportive psychotherapy (BSP) added to medication in the treatment of major depressive disorder...
  20. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in Italian patients with bipolar disorder
    Virginio Salvi
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry Clinic, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:318-23. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Italian patients with bipolar disorder (BD) and to determine the sociodemographic and clinical correlates of MetS in this patient population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Axis I and II comorbidities in subjects with and without nocturnal panic
    Umberto Albert
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 23:422-8. 2006
    ..Personality might play a relevant role in influencing treatment approaches to PD, but it does not appear to be a differential focus of concern in patients with compared to those without NP...
  22. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Italian patients with bipolar disorder
    Virginio Salvi
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:47-54. 2011
    ..Our aim is to evaluate the prevalence of MetS in Italian patients with BD stratified by gender and age, and to determine the correlates of MetS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders in patients with burning mouth syndrome
    Giuseppe Maina
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Pers Disord 19:84-93. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that BMS is associated with a specific pattern of Axis II comorbidity...
  24. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder: a naturalistic Italian study
    Umberto Albert
    Department of Neurosciences, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy, Via Cherasco 11 10126 Torino, Italy
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:154-9. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence and the sociodemographic and clinical correlates of MetS in an Italian sample of patients with OCD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Venlafaxine versus clomipramine in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary single-blind, 12-week, controlled study
    Umberto Albert
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:1004-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate, in a single-blind manner over a period of 12 weeks, the efficacy and tolerability of venlafaxine versus clomipramine in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
  26. doi request reprint Aripiprazole augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: a 12-week open-label preliminary study
    Enrico Pessina
    Department of Neuroscience, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 24:265-9. 2009
    ..4%) patients. Our study supports the notion that adding aripiprazole to SRIs could be a valid strategy for treatment-resistant OCD patients, and points towards the need of randomized, double-blind studies...
  27. doi request reprint General medical conditions are associated with delay to treatment in patients with bipolar disorder
    Giuseppe Maina
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychosomatics 54:437-42. 2013
    ..The aim of the present report is to assess the prevalence of medical conditions in patients with BPD, and to determine the clinical variables associated with the presence of a medical condition...
  28. doi request reprint Family accommodation in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Relation to symptom dimensions, clinical and family characteristics
    Umberto Albert
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 179:204-11. 2010
    ..Such families may be more likely to benefit from family-based interventions but this remains to be tested in controlled trials...
  29. doi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder and cyclothymic temperament: an exploration of clinical features
    Virginia D'Ambrosio
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 127:295-9. 2010
    ..The aims of the study are to evaluate affective temperaments in patients with OCD and to analyze differences in socio-demographic and clinical characteristics according to the presence or absence of cyclothymic temperament...
  30. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV obsessive-compulsive personality disorder: prevalence in patients with anxiety disorders and in healthy comparison subjects
    Umberto Albert
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 45:325-32. 2004
    ....
  31. doi request reprint [Mood stabilizers in the treatment of bipolar disorder mixed states]
    Gianluca Rosso
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita do Torino, Torino, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 47:281-93. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the current literature on the pharmacotherapy of bipolar mixed-states, focusing on mood stabilizers...
  32. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in Italian patients with bipolar disorder: a 2-year follow-up study
    Virginio Salvi
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 136:599-603. 2012
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Axis II comorbidity in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: no differences between bipolar I and II subtypes
    Gianluca Rosso
    Department of Neurosciences, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11 10126 Torino, Italy
    J Affect Disord 115:257-61. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine comorbidity rates for personality disorders in euthymic bipolar subjects, comparing bipolar type I and II disorders (BDI and BDII)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sertraline treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: efficacy and tolerability of a rapid titration regimen
    Filippo Bogetto
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatric Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:181-6. 2002
    ..Limitations of the present study are the single-blind design and the lack of power to detect differences in tolerability...
  35. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among first-degree relatives of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder in Italy
    Umberto Albert
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy, Via Cherasco 11, Torino 10126, Italy
    Psychiatr Serv 58:970-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was, first, to examine health-related quality of life among relatives of Italian patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and, second, to search for potential predictors of quality of life among these relatives...
  36. doi request reprint Clinical predictors of health-related quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Umberto Albert
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 51:193-200. 2010
    ..This study systematically examined the clinical variables that are predictive of several domains of quality of life in a large, well-characterized sample of patients attending a specialized treatment unit in Italy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism and hypercalcaemia: a case-control cross-sectional study
    Umberto Albert
    Department of Neuroscience, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Italy Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:786-90. 2013
    ..The aim of this case-control cross-sectional study is to compare parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcium levels in lithium-exposed bipolar patients and in subjects who had never been exposed to lithium...
  38. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study on obsessive-compulsive disorder with and without a familial component: are there any phenomenological differences?
    Umberto Albert
    Department of Neuroscience, Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Psychopathology 35:8-16. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of SSRIs and amisulpride in burning mouth syndrome: a single-blind study
    Giuseppe Maina
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:38-43. 2002
    ..The purpose of this 8-week, single-blind study was to provide preliminary data on the efficacy and tolerability of amisulpride and the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) paroxetine and sertraline for patients with BMS...
  40. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia syndrome and depressive symptoms: comorbidity and clinical correlates
    Andrea Aguglia
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Affect Disord 128:262-6. 2011
    ..This research is aimed at evaluating the prevalence and the clinical correlates of depressive symptoms in fibromyalgic patients, and investigating their impact on pain perception and quality of life...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Phenomenology of patients with early and adult onset obsessive-compulsive disorder]
    Umberto Albert
    Servizio per i Disturbi Depressivi e d Ansia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Torino
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:116-26. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal panic and recent life events
    Umberto Albert
    Anxiety and Mood Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Depress Anxiety 22:52-8. 2005
    ..However, the hypothesis that this vulnerability might be determined by life events that occur in the period preceding PD onset was not supported by the findings of this study...
  43. doi request reprint [Brain stimulation therapies for treatment-resistant depression]
    Alberto Vitalucci
    Servizio per i Disturbi Depressivi e d Ansia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino
    Riv Psichiatr 48:175-81. 2013
    ..Evidence supporting VNS is less consistent and DBS remains an investigational treatment. Other techniques are promising, but double-blind studies are warranted to evaluate these new approaches to TRD...
  44. doi request reprint Serum lipids, metabolic syndrome and lifetime suicide attempts in patients with bipolar disorder
    Virginia D'Ambrosio
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 37:136-40. 2012
    ..Aim of our study is to investigate whether serum cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL-c and metabolic syndrome are associated with lifetime suicide attempts in a large naturalistic sample of patients with bipolar disorder...
  45. doi request reprint Stressful life events and obsessive-compulsive disorder: clinical features and symptom dimensions
    Gianluca Rosso
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 197:259-64. 2012
    ..Additional evidence regarding the association among SLE-preceded OCD, female gender, somatic obsessions and symmetry/ordering symptoms should be obtained to advance the understanding of OCD...
  46. doi request reprint [Lithium and anticonvulsants in the treatment of mania and in the prophylaxis of recurrences]
    Virginio Salvi
    Servizio per i Disturbi Depressivi e d Ansia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino
    Riv Psichiatr 46:172-81. 2011
    ..According to this, anticonvulsants and atypical antipsychotics can be considered as mood stabilizers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Premorbid conditions and precipitating events in early-onset panic disorder
    Sara Venturello
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Section, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 43:28-36. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that the early-onset form of PD seems to be more characterized by endogenous components compared to the adult-onset form...
  48. doi request reprint [Combined treatments in obsessive-compulsive disorder: current knowledge and future prospects]
    Umberto Albert
    Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Riv Psichiatr 47:255-68. 2012
    ..The study discuss whether: a) combining both treatments ab initio is more effective than either monotherapy alone; and b) a sequential treatment is effective both in responder and non responder patients...
  49. doi request reprint [OCD during pregnancy and post partum]
    Gianluca Rosso
    Servizo per i Disturbi Depressivi e d Ansia, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino
    Riv Psichiatr 47:200-4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to offer a comprehensive review of scientific literature concerning the relationship between OCD and pregnancy/post partum...
  50. doi request reprint Brief dynamic therapy and depression severity: a single-blind, randomized study
    Gianluca Rosso
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Unit, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Via Cherasco 11, Turin 10126, Italy
    J Affect Disord 147:101-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze whether the efficacy of BDT is related to severity of depressive symptoms in patients with mild to moderate unipolar depressive disorders...
  51. ncbi request reprint The use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder
    Virginio Salvi
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1307-18. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, many clinicians continue to employ antidepressants, especially in the management of severe depression that is unresponsive to mood stabilizers alone...
  52. doi request reprint Transient acute depressive state induced by subthalamic region stimulation
    Giorgio Tommasi
    Institute of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy
    J Neurol Sci 273:135-8. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint [Multifamily psychoeducational intervention (MPI) for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a pilot study]
    Umberto Albert
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:71-6. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint [Validity and reliability of Quality of Life, Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire, Short Form]
    Paola Rucci
    Deipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotechnologie, Universita di Pisa
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:82-9. 2007